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Coronavirus UpdateThe Lord Fairfax EMS Council will continue to pass along updates to our EMS agencies, providers, and stakeholders on the novel Coronavirus as we receive them. The Council is currently working with jurisdictions and agencies to ensure that all personnel have appropriate EMS supplies as well as N95 masks and necessary Fit testing. All questions can be directed to the Council office. For additional links to the VA Office of EMS, the VA Department of Health, and the CDC, please click here

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The Council's Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2019 has been released. pdf Click here to view a copy (1.52 MB)

The Council will offer a BLS Instructor class on Friday, August 23, 2019 from 8:30am-4:30pm. The deadline to register AND complete all the pre-requisites is Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 4pm. Payment is also due at that time. For more information and to submit an application to be accepted by our training center, which is the first step in the process, click hereAHA Training Center Logo

StressEMS agencies, get a head start on creating a program for your providers to address mental health concerns and avoid burnout by your providers! The Council now offers a valuable resource that you can use to assist in the creation of a program to address important topics before they become a bigger issue. Click here to go to the CISM page to download "Mental Health for EMS Providers", available as a powerpoint presentation and also a pdf. Get a head start now before this important topic becomes mandatory within the EMS Rules & Regulations for the Commonwealth of VA! 

First PageThe Council has released its latest version of the Regional Pre-Hospital Patient Care Protocols, effective August 1, 2019. A modification document is also being provided with the listed changes. Click here to access all related documents. And don't forget that the Council now offers an app with the regional protocols now available for your smartphone!